Amidst the surging COVID-19 cases in the country and several states imposing lockdown restrictions, the TBSE class 10 and 12 exams have been postponed by the Tripura Board of Secondary Education. Any further decision on the conduct of the exams will be taken once the situation normalizes.
The Minister of Higher Education, Ratan Lal Nath, communicated the same to the students by tweeting, “As per the decision of TBSE, the board examinations of Class 10 and 12 has been postponed for the time being until further notice. My message to all the students to be prepared for the examination as when the situation will be fruitful the examination will be conducted.” The decision to postpone the TBSE class 10 and 12 exams were taken at a TBSE examination committee meeting held on 1 May 2021 at 12 PM IST.
As per the official announcement, “Looking at the uprising situation of COVID-19 pandemic all over the country as well as in our state and also taking into account the safety and health of the students, it will not be judicious to hold ensuing HS (+2 Stage) and Madhyamik Examinations wef 18 May and 19 May respectively. The examination committee recommends to postpone these examinations for the time being and propose to hold the examinations when the situation will be conducive with two weeks’ notice.”